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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Definition

A federal law requiring covered employers to offer eligible employees unpaid, job-protected leave for up to 12 workweeks per year in the event of childbirth; adoption; a serious health condition suffered by the employee, the employee’s spouse, child, or parent; or certain incidents involving the employee’s immediate family member in active military service.

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